California Department of Transportation
Richmond San Rafael Coronado Bridge Carquinez San Francisco/Oakland Bay Bridge

Office of Structural Materials - Structural Precast Concrete

Structural Precast Concrete Quality Control

Effective October 1, 2003, the Department - with significant input from industry representatives - implemented a new Structural Precast Concrete Quality Control specification for the following items:

  • Piles
  • Girders
  • Deck Units
  • Mechanically Stablized Earth (MSE) panels

The new Standard Special Provision requires:

  • Successful completion of the Structural Precast Concrete Fabrication Qualification Audit prior to commencing work
  • The Prime Contractor to designate a Quality Control Manager (QCM)
  • An approved Structural Precast Concrete Quality Control Plan
  • Specific reporting requirements documenting the precasting operation

The Structural Precast Concrete Fabrication Qualfication Audit form can be downloaded from the Contractor Resources Webpage.

Status of Facility Audits, click here.

For more information:

Lab Quality Control Certification, Independent Assurance Program (IAP), Quality Control Certification and Equipment Calibration, contact:

Flexible Pavement Branch, Telephone 916-227-7162.

Caltrans Test Method CTM-109 Certification, contact:

Pavement Standards Team, Telephone 916-227-5707

Or write to the:

Califorrnia Department of Transportation, Division of Engineering Services
Materials Engineering and Testing Services
5900 Folsom Boulevard
Sacramento, California, 95819

Further question and comments contact Mr. Brett Soldano.


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Page last updated February 16, 2011